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CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 7:00pm EST
, the presidential campaign of 2004, and 2008, and first lady michele obama and her role in the obama white house. i met rachel at an event this year where i bought a book, the book she wrote, "american tapestry: the story of the black, white, and multiracial ancestors of michelle obama". after hearing her talk, i'd bought six more copies. i bought them for all my family members and to give out as christmas gifts. now after having read her book i can tell you it was a good investment. it helps me better understand my own family and many mysteries surrounding my own family. rachel l. swams's book is a compelling story that stirs deep emotions. it is also a story that would break them here and with that, let's welcome rachel l. swams. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. >> thank you for coming. in the years leading up to the presidential election, the focus seems to be on barack obama's roots and his family and the fact that he wrote his own biography. now in your book "american tapestry," you put the focus on michele obama. tell us about how you got started doing that and what inspired you. >> i was
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 11:30pm EST
the president and first lady, michelle obama, participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at arlington national cemetery. before it began the president hosted a white house breakfast for vet advance. afterwards he and mrs. obama visited arlington section 60, dedicated to servicemen who died in iraq and afghanistan. they also shared private words with families of deceased servicemembers. the president noted to applause that this was the first veterans day since forces left iraq. an oversized american flag flying over domino's sugar refinery to commemorate veterans day. the pole had to be repaired after a storm knocked it down 25 years ago. >> today we're restoring that on veterans day, a 10 foot by 12-foot flag, which will rise up over the refinery and next to that iconic sign we'll have a flag over the harbor forever. >> the raising of the new flag is just one of the many ways the company is celebrating their 90th anniversary. the baltimore ravens along with the maryland food bank gathers food and funds for the hungry. hoping to exceed last year's total of $26,000, and more than 11,000 pounds o
MSNBC
Nov 12, 2012 8:00am PST
, businesses can give back by partnering with michelle obama and my mom through joining forces, which is committed in a private/public partnerships to make sure returning veterans, the 2.3 million of us who have returned in iraq and afghanistan have jobs when we return home. the first lady is well on the way to help creating with the private sector, hundreds of thousands of jobs. small businesses can take advantage of the tax credit that the president put through, that provides up to a $10,000 tax credit to higher veterans. you know, there's other ways people can contribute. a whole host of ways. joining forces, is one that comes to mind the most. you know, 2.3 million have served over the last decade in these two wars in iraq and afghanistan, representing less than 1% of our population. nearly a million of those 2.3 have served multiple tours. i just applaud you and your platform for thanking veterans. today is really a celebration of veterans. and, so, i applaud you for highlighting that so much. >> beau, you know, it came across, i was following on twitter to find out that your bro
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 10:00am EST
of the united states, president barack obama and first lady michelle obama. let us pray. almighty god, we invite your presence as we gather to recognize these extraordinary actions, an american soldier, a patriot, and he wrote. our hearts resonate with the of mercy more than life. what doesemember ance know that we have selfless warriors living among us today. as we remember his actions, it may also rumored that all of our armed forces stan across the world today. may we all recommit ourselves to selfless service for our families and fellow citizens. this inspires renewed unity in our own lands. as to celebrate this day, we recognize his parents. it may we recognize the state return of their loved ones. let us never to give banks more than we do right now, to those to pay the cloris liberty which we enjoy. this we pray in your home in maine. holy name. good afternoon, everybody. please be seated. on behalf of michelle and myself, welcome to the white house. thank you, chaplain carver, for that beautiful invocation. of all the privileges that come with serving as president of the united st
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
't think is a rush stamp but i think the american people said to barack obama we agree with you on a lot of this stuff and want the republican congress to come along. remember, most of the most intransigent folks, alan west, almost michele bachmann, mothers the republican party who made their political careers saying they weren't going to go along with anything that the the president wanted to do they lost their elections. >> i remember, steve, president bush, two days after the election, holding a press conference, the president will low do it next week earthquake not immediately after the election, talked about how he viewed the mandate. this is what he said back in 2004. >> let me put it to you this way, i earned capital in the campaign, political capital and now i intend to spend it. it is my style. >> so how much capital does president obama have and where does he spend it? >> i think the president has capital in the leeks. his victory was decisive but the map date should you can determined by the outcome of the leeks and what the election has give the american people is divided gov
Search Results 0 to 11 of about 12 (some duplicates have been removed)